2016 JT38
ephemeris date magn radius delta (AU) delta (LD) delta (km) ra dec elong phase
Today1 Apr 202022.41.760 AU0.933 AU363.08 LD139,590,684 km15h51m-20°50'131.2°25.3°
Brightest14 Jun 202015.01.029 AU0.030 AU11.83 LD4,546,743 km13h28m+05°48'114.0°64.4°
Approach16 Jun 202016.01.009 AU0.023 AU9.05 LD3,478,382 km11h06m+27°14'72.3°106.4°

Based on its absolute magnitude (Hₒ) of 20.2 and an albedo between 0.25 and 0.05, the estimated diameter of 2016 JT38 is 240 - 540 m.

2016 JT38- 2020-04-01
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